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Germany's energy transition is key for climate protection

9:28 AM MDT | April 28, 2014 | Michael Ravenscroft

Germany's environment minister, Barbara Hendricks; and the minister for research and education, Johanna Wanka, see a fundamental overhaul of energy production as a central element in climate protection. The ministers foresee a global energy transition based on renewable energy and resource and energy efficiency, for which R&D delivers the necessary blueprints. This scenario is based on the latest report by the International Panel for Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva), which says that the internationally agreed upper limit of global warming of 2 C can with...

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